BREAKING: USM receives second social media threat - - Jackson, MS


USM receives second social media threat

This is a news release sent by the University of Southern Mississippi around 6:15 p.m.

University Police are investigating another anonymous post on the social media application Yik Yak on Thursday night that has threatened members of the University community on the Hattiesburg campus.

The post did not indicate a specific location or threat but warned of action at 6:30 p.m. Please remain vigilant and aware of your surroundings and report any suspicious activity that might appear out of the ordinary to UPD at 601-266-4986.

UPD has additional personnel stationed in academic buildings and other locations. If a situation warrants additional and immediate communication, the Eagle Alert emergency communication system will be activated.

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